who has a plan and really address this as a problem. >> i think about my son who is 9 years old and, you know, if we have a plan that doesn't balance for 28 years, he's going to go to high school, go to college, graduate, get married, have a job, start planning for the future of his kids before we balance our budget. we can do better than that. >> connie mack and his wife mary bono mack joined me back in august to talk about washington gridlock. the two will depart washington in february, but not before weighing in on the fiscal cliff. welcome back. >> thank you. >> congressman, let me start just a question to both of you. would you describe yourself as disappointed, bitter, upset? how would you describe your post-election feelings? >> i don't know if i'm angry, disappointed. any of those things. new chapter in life. i wish i would have won, but that didn't happen.